Yahoo! Oil News

By , September 28, 2010 10:40 pm

(news provided by Yahoo! Sports)

  1. NHL Three Stars: Lightning clinch playoff spot; Sabres don’t lose (Puck Daddy):
    No. 1 Star: Vladislav Namestnikov, Tampa Bay Lightning   The winger scored two goals and added on assist in the Bolts’ 5-3 win over the Montreal Canadiens, despite the absence of his linemate Tyler Johnson. He played 13:57 and was a plus-3. The Bolts are now 5-0-0 vs. Montreal this season and clinched a playoff spot. No. 2 Star: Andrej Meszaros, Buffalo Sabres   The defenseman did the Tank no favors, as he scored two goals in the Sabres’ 4-1 win over the Arizona Coyotes in the race
  2. Schultz, Bachman help Oilers to 4-1 win over Avs (The Associated Press):
    In the midst of a tough season, the Edmonton Oilers are finishing strong. Defenseman Justin Schultz broke a second-period tie and Richard Bachman stopped 29 shots, helping Edmonton snap a five-game road losing streak by beating Colorado 4-1 on Monday night. Brandon Davidson scored his first NHL goal, while Nikita Nikitin and Taylor Hall scored empty-net goals 32 seconds apart to help the Oilers capture their first game away from home since Feb. 24 at Minnesota. Andrew Miller added three
  3. 'Shaw'ing the Way (Rotoworld):
    Andrew Shaw of the Chicago Blackhawks is a perfect example of patience on the power
  4. Fantasy All-Access: Blue Jackets' Atkinson heats up (NHL):
    Columbus Blue Jackets forward Ryan Johansen is the only NHL player with two point streaks of 10-plus games and has 29 points in those 23 games (1.26 points per game). He has 37 points in the other 52 games played this season (0.71 points per game). Cam Atkinson, Columbus Blue Jackets (owned in 15 percent of Yahoo Leagues) — The Blue Jackets have scored 27 goals during a six-game win streak, which has made them a great place to find fantasy gems. One of those finds is Atkinson, who has five
  5. What We Learned: Should the NY Rangers actually scare anyone? (Puck Daddy):
    (Hello, this is a feature that will run through the entire season and aims to recap the weekend’s events and boils those events down to one admittedly superficial fact or stupid opinion about each team. Feel free to complain about it.) Henrik Lundqvist returned to the lineup on Saturday for the first time since Feb. 2, meaning he missed more than a month and a half. On Feb. 2, the Rangers earned their 62nd point of the season in just their 48th game, which is a pretty good rate (a pace
  6. Storm pull win from the fire, Knights accused of diving: OHL post-game questions (Buzzing The Net)
  7. Oilers-Avalanche Preview (The Associated Press):
    Last week’s loss to the lowly Edmonton Oilers was a huge blow for the Colorado Avalanche’s chances of returning to the playoffs. The Avalanche have responded with consecutive wins, but cannot afford to let another two points slip away in Monday night’s rematch with the visiting Oilers. Colorado (35-28-12) had a three-game win streak in the series snapped with Wednesday’s 4-3 loss in Edmonton. Ryan O’Reilly’s goal with 15:06 remaining completed Colorado’s rally from an early 3-0 deficit, but
  8. Hidden gems for stretch run (Rotoworld):
    There isn't much time left to adjust your rosters, so consider picking up these hot players who are playing plenty of
  9. Ottawa 67’s leave Niagara IceDogs heading home in 2-0 hole: OHL post-game questions (Buzzing The Net)
  10. Richard Bachman makes 29 saves, Oilers beat Stars 4-0 (The Associated Press):
    Richard Bachman got a win against his former team, and put a dent in their playoff chances. Bachman made 29 saves for his second NHL shutout and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Dallas Stars 4-0 on Friday night. ”On a selfish note, it feels good to beat them,” said Bachman, a fourth-round draft pick of the Stars in 2006. We gave them a few odd-man rushes that we probably didn’t like, but it was a really good hockey game.” Jordan Eberle, Derek Roy, Benoit Pouliot and Andrew Miller scored to

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